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@FamilyMWR Weekly Contest

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Contest Rules

 

DURING THE PERIOD BEGINNING 4 May -1 June ARMY MWR FACEBOOK (@FamilyMWR) WILL BE FEATURING WEEKLY DRAWINGS FOR MWR-RELATED PRIZES.  BY SUBMITTING AN ENTRY TO THIS CONTEST DURING THE CONTEST ENTRY PERIOD, YOU AGREE TO THESE OFFICIAL RULES, WHICH ARE A CONTRACT.  SO READ THEM CAREFULLY BEFORE ENTERING.

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN A PRIZE. ODDS OF WINNING WILL DEPEND ON THE TOTAL NUMBER OF ELIGIBLE ENTRIES RECEIVED. 

Installation Management Command, G-9, Marketing, on behalf of the Army Morale, Welfare and Recreation Fund (the NAFI), is offering the STRONG B.A.N.D.S Facebook Contests.  The contest is subject to these official rules, and by entering, entrant (“Entrant”) agrees to be bound by them and the decisions of the NAFI, which are final and binding in all respects. These contests will begin at 10:00am  CST on Tuesday, May 4, 2021 until 9:59am CST each subsequent Tuesday.  Weekly contest will run consecutively for four weeks (May 11th, May 18th, May 25th) ending on Tuesday, June 1, 2021. The Facebook timestamp is the official timekeeping device for entry in the contest. 

1.    Eligibility: Authorized MWR patrons age 18 and older (see Army regulation, AR 215-1, chapter 7) are eligible to enter, with the exception of Army MWR employees and other individuals engaged in the development and implementation or direct execution of this promotion, to include the marketing staff and Army senior leadership.
 

2.    How To Enter: Entrants wishing to enter the contest may do so by commenting as specified in the weekly STRONG B.A.N.D.S. Facebook contest post. Once the Entrant has posted the requirements for the week (e.g. submitting a photo, or answer) in the comments section of the post, their entry will be counted as submitted. The Entrant will receive one (1) entry into the contest. Limit one (1) entry per Facebook username per week.
 

3.    Prize:

Various MWR-branded promotional items.
 

4.    Winner Selection and Notification: On or about Tuesday after 12 noon of each week of the Contest the potential “Winner” will be determined via a random drawing, from all Eligible Entries received. The potential Winner will be notified within three (3) business days of the drawing.  The potential Winner will be notified via Facebook through a comment requesting an email be sent from the winner to a joint email address for G9 Marketing (usarmy.jbsa.imcom-fmwrc.mbx.g9marketing@mail.mil) or via Facebook Instant Messenger. The potential Winner will be required to complete, sign, and return documentation required by the NAFI — including Verification of Eligibility, Prize Acceptance, Liability and Publicity Release form.


If the potential Winner cannot be reached after a reasonable effort has been exerted or fails to respond within three (3) days of the date of notification, the potential Winner forfeits the prize, and an alternate Winner will be randomly drawn from all remaining Eligible Entries.  If the alternate potential Winner is unable to accept the prize, the prize is forfeited and another alternate potential Winner will be randomly drawn from all remaining Eligible Entries. This potential Winner selection and notification process shall be continued until one (1) Prize Winner is confirmed. If a prize or a prize notification is returned as undeliverable, the prize will be forfeited and an alternate potential Winner will be randomly drawn. 

  

 

PRIVACY STATEMENT: AUTHORITY: Section 552a, Title 5, United States Code; Section 3013, Title 10, United States Code; Executive Order NO. 9397; Army Regulation 215-1. PRINCIPAL PURPOSES: The primary use of the information provided by Entrants is to select and contact potential winners. Additionally, the information will be used to issue any 1099 required for reporting of prizes to the IRS. All federal, state and local taxes are the sole responsibility of the winners. DISCLOSURE IS VOLUNTARY: There is no obligation to provide any information; however, failure to provide the requested information may result in the contest participant being deemed ineligible to win or to be awarded a prize.

In the event IMCOM Family and MWR is prevented from continuing with the contest, or the integrity of the sweepstakes is severely undermined by any event beyond the Army’s control, including but not limited to fire, flood, epidemic, earthquake, explosion, labor dispute or strike, act of God or public enemy, satellite or equipment failure, riot or civil disturbance, war (declared or undeclared), terrorist threat or activity, or any federal, state or local government law, order or regulation, order of any court or jurisdiction, or other cause not reasonably within the Army’s control (each a “Force Majeure” event), the Army shall have the right, in its sole discretion, to abbreviate, modify, suspend, cancel or terminate the contest without further obligation. If the Army, in its sole discretion, elects to abbreviate the contest as a result of a Force Majeure event, IMCOM, Family and MWR reserves the right, but not the obligation, to award the prizes from among all valid and eligible participants received up to the time of such Force Majeure event.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: Participants agree to hold harmless IMCOM Family and MWR, the Army, and DoD for any liability of any kind resulting, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from participation in the contest or acceptance/misuse or nonuse of the prizes awarded. Winners assume all liability for any injury or damage caused, or claimed to be caused, by participation in this contest or use or redemption of any prize. IMCOM Family and MWR, the Department of Defense and the Army are not responsible for any defective prizes. By accepting a prize, the winner grants the contest entities the right to use winner’s name for purposes of advertising in any and all media, now known or hereafter devised, without notice, review or approval, without compensation, unless prohibited by law. IMCOM, Family and MWR is not responsible for any typographical or other error in the printing of the offer, administration of the contest or in the announcement of prizes.

IMCOM, Family and MWR will not be held responsible for entries which may be lost in transit, undelivered, delayed or illegible entries. IMCOM, Family and MWR reserves the right at their sole discretion to disqualify any individual who tampers with the entry process and/or void any entries submitted fraudulently; to modify or suspend the sweepstakes; or to terminate the sweepstakes and conduct a random drawing using all eligible non-suspect entries received as of the termination date. Sponsor reserves the right to modify prize award procedures. IMCOM, Family and MWR is not responsible for technical, hardware or software malfunctions, telephone failures of any kind, lost or unavailable network connections, inability to access a website, inability to submit an entry, or fraud, incomplete, garbled, or delayed computer transmissions or inaccurate transcription of entry information, whether caused by Sponsor, users or by any of the equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the contest or by any technical or human error which may occur in the processing of submissions which may damage a user’s system or limit an Eligible Participant’s ability to participate in the contest.


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